Archive for April, 2008

18 April

To Family, Friends, Acquaintances, and the folks that were near or there this fateful day, 18 April, 1972.

36 years ago approximately 1226 P.M. local time at An Loc RVN. Acft 63-7775 took a 37mm round from NVA AAA gunners on the run in to a drop zone located at the Military Compound at the south end of the city of An Loc, RVN which resulted in the eventual crash landing near Lai Khe, RVN (Approx. 30 miles North of Saigon [now Ho Chi Minh City at approx. 1240 P.M.]. Read the rest of this entry »